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40 Wall Street, also known as the Trump Building, is a 71-story skyscraper in New York City. The building was originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, and also as the Manhattan Company Building, until its founding tenant merged to form the Chase Manhattan Bank. The building, between Nassau Street and William Street in Manhattan, New York City, was completed in 1930 after 11 months of construction.

40 Wall Street
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40 Wall Street in December 2005
Alternative names The Trump Building, Manhattan Company Building
Record height
Tallest in the world from April 1930 to May 27, 1930
Preceded by Woolworth Building
Surpassed by Chrysler Building
General information
Location 40 Wall Street, New York City, New York 10005
Coordinates 40°42′25″N 74°00′35″W / 40.706964°N 74.009672°W / 40.706964; -74.009672Coordinates: 40°42′25″N 74°00′35″W / 40.706964°N 74.009672°W / 40.706964; -74.009672
Construction started 1929
Completed April 1930
Owner Donald Trump
Height
Architectural 927 ft (283 m)
Top floor 836 ft (255 m)
Technical details
Floor count 72
Floor area 1,111,675 sq ft (103,278.0 m)
Lifts/elevators 36
Manhattan Company Building
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Location 40 Wall Street, New York City
Area less than one acre
Built 1929–1930
Architect H. Craig Severance, Yasuo Matsui, et al.
Architectural style Skyscraper
NRHP Reference # 00000577
Added to NRHP June 16, 2000
References

40 Wall Street, also known as the Trump Building, is a 71-story skyscraper in New York City. The building was originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, and also as the Manhattan Company Building, until its founding tenant merged to form the Chase Manhattan Bank. The building, between Nassau Street and William Street in Manhattan, New York City, was completed in 1930 after 11 months of construction.

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